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Announcing: Ascend Network Partners Join Family Prosperity


NEWS RELEASE Contact: Lindsay Broyhill Ascend at the Aspen Institute Tel: 202.721.5596 lindsay.broyhill@aspeninstitute.org   10 Community Organizations Selected to Join Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community Will support and leverage ideas from Family Prosperity that strengthen work-family supports Washington, DC – The Aspen Institute announced the selection of 10 Ascend Network Partners to join the Aspen…

Kimberly Miyazawa Frank

Kimberly Miyazawa Frank Selected as New Morgridge Innovator in Residence


NEWS RELEASE Contact: Lindsay Broyhill Ascend at the Aspen Institute Tel: 202.721.5596 lindsay.broyhill@aspeninstitute.org   Kimberly Miyazawa Frank Selected as New Morgridge Innovator in Residence Transformational Leader for Children and Families Selected for Aspen Institute Residency Washington, DC – The Aspen Institute announced Kimberly Miyazawa Frank, J.D., as the next Morgridge Family Economic Security Innovator in Residence.…

roxane white

Thank You to Roxane White, First Morgridge Innovator in Residence


Dear Ascend Friends: As Roxane White completes her term as the first Morgridge Family Economic Security Innovator in Residence, I would like to share a special note of appreciation for her work and partnership over the past year. Roxane’s passion and expertise have enhanced the work of Ascend and contributed greatly to the growing two-generation…

Lynn Johnson confirmation

Lynn Johnson Confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Family Support at HHS


Please join Ascend in congratulating Lynn Johnson on her confirmation as Assistant Secretary for Family Support in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Lynn most recently served as the Executive Director of Jefferson County Human Services located in Colorado and founded the Jefferson County Prosperity Project (JPP), which is an inaugural Ascend Network…

Carrie Morgridge book talk

A Conversation with Philanthropist and Author Carrie Morgridge on Monday, August 6 at 5pm MT


Ascend is honored to host inimitable philanthropist and author Carrie Morgridge in conversation with Anne Mosle on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 5:00 pm MT at the Institute’s Aspen Meadows campus in Colorado. Carrie and Anne will discuss perseverance, being “off the grid and unplugged” for a summer, and finding time to write while transforming philanthropy.…

Webinar: New Federal Opportunities to Advance 2Gen Approaches


Ascend hosted a webinar on July 12, 2018 to share new funding opportunities in the 2018 federal budget as found in the new Ascend brief: New Federal Opportunities to Advance Two-Generation Approaches to Improving the Lives of Children and Parents. The federal government will be providing significant new funding to state and local governments in…